Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

 

A selection of posters and abstracts presented at Chapman University's Student Scholar Symposium (formerly Student Research Day) each fall and spring.

Full Abstract Volumes:
Fall 2021 | Spring 2022
Fall 2020 | Spring 2021
Fall 2019 | Spring 2020
Fall 2018 | Spring 2019
Fall 2017 | Spring 2018
Fall 2016 | Spring 2017
Fall 2015 | Spring 2016
Fall 2014 | Spring 2015
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Submissions from 2021

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The Partisan Effects of COVID-19: News Sources and Mask Wearing, Lily Martin

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The Relationship Between Norepinephrine Neuromodulation and Stability of Global Brain States Studied Using Electroencephalography and Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation, Emma Krivoshein, Aaron Schurger, and Jake Gavenas

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The Relationship Between Perceived Neighborhood Disorder and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Across Different Racial/Ethnic Groups, Min Yu and Jennifer N. Robinette

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The Rise and Fall of the American Fear of Climate Change: Examining the Trends of Climate Change Fear in the United States, Hannah Waldorf

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The Rise of Social Media and the Fall of Internal Peace: How do Media Influence People's Fear of Mass Shootings?, Christian Grevin

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Traditional Sexual Script and Double Standard Adherence: Predictors of Heterosexually Identified Women’s and Men’s Previous Engagement in Consensual Non-Monogamy, Nina Dours, Amy Moors, Amanda N. Gesselman, and Justin R. Garcia

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Translating Nonsense: An Analysis of the Poem “Jabberwocky” and Two French Translations, Kylie R. Deer

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Types of Bias-Based Bullying and School Climate Perceptions, Attendance, and Grades, Erin Bonham, Meghan Cosier, and Desiree Crevecoeur-MacPhail

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Using Health Data to Provide Better Emotional Assistance to Children with ADHD, Christopher Youn

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Using HPLC to Analyze Methylated Arginine Derivatives in Myelin Basic Protein, a protein implicated in Multiple Sclerosis, Sidney Briski, Tiffany Lubrino, Alexander Meza, and Cecilia Lopez

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Vaccine Hesitancy, the COVID 19 Pandemic, and Christian Fundamentalism, Nicole Drew

Submissions from 2020

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ADL (Activities of Daily Living) Differences Amongst Healthy Older and Younger Individuals, Parkinson’s, and Stroke Populations, Johanna Daerendinger, Bridgette Khol, Michael Shiraishi, and Rahul Soangra

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A Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Lens on Psychotherapy Process, Mary Harding

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Antibacterial Efficacy of Novel Eastern Medicine-Inspired Toothpastes Compared to Commercial Formulations, Joshua Goldfaden

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Apple Transcriptome Responses to Irradiation Treatment and Cold Storage, Makayla Gallimore, Hagop Atamian, Francisco Davila, Matthew Garcia, and Anuradha Prakash

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"Boo" A Short Film on Jump Scares, Tatum McGovern

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California Drought Projections Based on Climate Change Models’ Effects on Water Availability, Lauren Lynam

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Chapman Faculty Perceptions of Hiring Practices to Increase Racial & Ethnic Diversity, Nicole Williams, Stephanie Takaragawa, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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ChapRates, Brinly Xavier, Micole Amanda Marietta, and Nidhi Vedantam

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Characterization of Plant Defensins Family in Salvia hispanica, Megan Shieh and Hagop Atamian

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Child Postoperative Pain: Impact of Child Temperament and Parent Mood on Pain After Surgery, Harshitha V. Venkatesh, Michelle A. Fortier, Zeev N. Kain, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Coding Microaggressions Committed by First-Year Students, Katherine Kindy, Meghan Dunn, and Amy Moors

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COVID-19 Viral Testing Disparities in Los Angeles City, Laura Cyphers

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Demographic Predictors of Adult Behaviors in the Pediatric Postoperative Environment, Natasha H. Hikita, Amber Osorno, Carlie Taurosa, Michelle A. Fortier, Zeev N. Kain, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Dim Sum and the Chinese Diaspora, Ashley Lee

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Divinities of Death, Gloria Baek

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EduStream, Jon Le, Moises Lopez, and Koby Yoshida

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Exploring Optimism and Purpose in Life as Mediators of the Association Between Childhood Socioeconomic Status and Common Cold Susceptibility, Stephanie Munduruca, Vivian Luong, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Fall 2020 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Fear of Illegal Immigration, Sofia Sanchez

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Fear of Whites No Longer Being the Majority, Kassandra Gomez Orozco

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Fractal Response Time Distributions using the MS-50: A Replication and Extension, Kiyono McDaniel

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Hey Beautiful: Calling Out Catcalling Culture, Alanna Cronk

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Hot Electron Chemistry on Bimetallic Plasmonic Nanoparticles, Bryn E. Merrill, Bingjie Zhang, and Jerry LaRue

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How Positive and Negative Affect Relate to Postoperative Pain in Children Undergoing Surgery, Stephanie Munduruca and Ryan Johnson

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Identification and Quantification of Secondary Metabolites in Pignut, Jordan Farmer, Hagop Atamian, Reis M. Misaka, Matthew Gartner, and Yu-An Peter Chang

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Integrated Photonic Device, Brittney Kuhn

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Investigating the Interactions Between Individual Calmodulin and HIV-1 Protein Domains, Riley K. Kendall and Jerry LaRue

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Kanaloa Transformed, Olivia Ng

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La Llorona: A Glimpse into the Representation of Women in Myth and Media, Camille Rovero

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La Virgen María y el Niño Fidencio: un análisis literario y cultural de figuras veneradas, Emily Schahrer and Polly J. Hodge

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#MeToo: Why Twitter Doesn't Do Enough, Tara Mann

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Mode of Delivery and Infant Cognitive Development, Madison Olson and Laura M. Glynn

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Mulan: An Exploration of Culture and Representation in Hollywood, Annie Okuhara, Bernadine Cortina, Hung Le, Ryan Nakahara, and Jerry Zou

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Music and Infrasound in Horror Movies - How They Can Be Used To Enhance Horror Films, Isabella Sills

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Myocardial Infarction and Treatment Adherence Rates across Sociodemographic & Health Indicators, Deborah Shim and Ashley Wendell Kranjac

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Pediatric Asthma and Psychological Resilience: Examining Whether Family Functioning and Social Support Relate to Asthma Symptoms and Lung Function, Dalia Jaafar, Natasha H. Hikita, Pornchai Tirakitsoontorn, Azucena Talamantes, Anchalee Yuengsrigul, Eric Sternlicht, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Pediatric Postoperative Pain Medication: Child Sex and Ethnicity Interact to Predict Parent Medication Attitudes, Vivian Luong, Harshitha V. Venkatesh, Michelle Fortier, Zeev N. Kain, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Perturbing the Sense of Agency, Maiia Tolia-Shah, Brenda Gutierrez, Sook Mun (Alice) Wong, and Uri Maoz

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Pupillometric Investigation of Spontaneous Action and Intention Awareness, Kate M. Harder, Ruby Moss, and Jake Gavenas

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Searching for Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition, Chandler Siemonsma, Cristina Uribe, LouAnne Boyd, Aaron Schurger, Deanna Hughes, and Tian Lan

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Smart Homes for Smart Health: Developing an Interactive System to Reduce In-Home Secondhand Smoke, Christie Kika, Janice Han, and Vincent Berardi

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Spatial Frequency Implications for Global and Local Processing in Autistic Children, Riya Mody, Ayra Tusneem, LouAnne Boyd, and Vincent Berardi

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Speak Up! Challenging Microaggressions by Intervening As an Ally, Gabi Siguenza, Carsyn Knebel, Sierra Segal, and Amy C. Moors

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Spring 2020 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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The Effects of Zoledronate and Sleep Deprivation on the Distal Femur Trabecular Thickness of Ovariectomized Rats: Application of Different Statistical Methods, Erin Nolte

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The Morrígan: Phantom Queen of Celtic Mythology, Jacqueline Garcia

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Time of Day Dependence in Plant–Rhizobia Interaction, Teresa Hur, Isaac Min, Yoobeen Lee, Ashley Okhovat, Sydni Au Hoy, Kenjiro Quides, and Hagop Atamian

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Transnational Privilege during the Climate Crisis, Joanna Falla

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Utilizing Best Practices of 3D-Modeling and Printing in Veterinary Medicine to Analyze Elbow Incongruity of a Maltese Canine, Johnny Altwal

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Witnessing Microaggressions on Campus: Effective and Ineffective Ally Behaviors, Nina Dours, Riley Murphy, and Amy Moors

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Women's Political Participation Aided by Constitutional Provisions in Post-Conflict African Nations, Roksana Gorgolewski

Submissions from 2019

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Addressing Stigma Through Evidence Based Recommendations: An Introductory Fact Sheet on Consensual Non-Monogamy, Olivia McLeod, Ashley Ramos, Amy Moors, and Heath Schechinger

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Analysis of People's Fears Due to News Outlets, Pedro Marquard

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Asian American Representation on Social Media Platforms, Ashley Lee

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Authorship and Attribution: Forgery and the Power of Names, Elise Jacobsen

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Behind the Belief: Why People Believe in Conspiracy Theories, Erisa Castillo

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Bone Strength and Distal Femur Trabecular Thickness in Sleep Deprived Ovariectomized Rats Treated with Zoledronate, Erin Nolte and Frank Frisch

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Chapman Ambassador Tour Robot, Alexandra Lewandowski, Yanni Parissis, Khiry Carter, and Hilary Lee

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Chapman's Berlin Wall as a Display of Tribal Victory, Cameron Steiner

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Characterization of Macrophomina phaseolina Infecting Chia Plants, Cailyn Sakurai, Hagop S. Atamian, and Julien Besnard

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Characterizing Range Anxiety in Electric Vehicle Users, Maiia Tolia-Shah, Brenda Gutierrez, Sook Mun (Alice) Wong, and Uri Maoz

Community Presentations Using 3D Printed Anatomical Models on Knee Injury Prevention, Kinnera Reddy

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Demographic Influence on Public Fears of Pollution, Isabella Morrow

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Dragons: From Deities to Evil Serpents, Sophia Lucas

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Effect of Tyrosine on the Productivity of PC12 Cells by Measuring Extracellular ATP release, Sabrina Burkholder, Mary Rapmund, David Fogel, and Jon Flees

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Evaluation of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha In Sleep-Deprived Menopausal- Induced Rats and The Impact On Bone Health, Nicole Ellsworth, Dwight Curry III, CJ DeLeon, and Frank Frisch

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Fall 2019 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Fear of Climate Change: Motivations for and Impediments of Mitigation Efforts, Nicole Amy Saito

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Fear of Illegal Immigration in America: How Media Influences Its Viewers, Alexandra Leon Oliva

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Food Scan: A Yelp for Dietary Restrictions, Andrew M. Bauer, Charlie Story, and Curren Taber

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Fusarium Euwallacea: A Serious Threat to the Native and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs in Southern California, Greg Tyler, Yixing Zheng, Michael Kulinich, and Hagop Atamian

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Gender Prescriptions and Stereotypes Surrounding Consensually Non-Monogamous Relationships, Carsyn Knebel, Gabi Siguenza, Meghan Dunn, Amy Moors, Mary Kruk, and Jes Matsick

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Hartree-Fock Implementation for Pedagogical & Research Purposes, Gary Zeri and Jerry LaRue

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Healing Through Creativity and Creation: Drama Therapy as Treatment for Individuals with Eating Disorders, Hayley Werner

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Health and Quality of Life of Children Undergoing Elective Surgery, Vivian Luong

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Here to Win, Not Here to Settle, Sarah Kaino

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How Degrees of Freedom Affects Sense of Agency, Akima Connelly, Jungsu Pak, Tian Lan, and Uri Maoz

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How Sexual Preference Is Related To Victimization of Dating Violence, Karley Wilson, Lexi Tyler, and Madeline Kuchan

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Instructional Communication in Secondary Education, Sarah Downey

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"In the Sentimental Past": Cultural Identity Through Film Music Before and After the Hong Kong Handover, Kasady Liu

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Keith Haring: Silence = Death, Nellie Jalalian

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Measuring neural time series data in a sensory deprivation tank, Jackson Gregory, Tian Lan, Uri Maoz, and Amir Raz

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Molecular Machines: Synthesis, Modeling, and Applications, Syd Kotar

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Pediatric Postoperative Pain Medication: Demographic Predictors and Parent Medication Attitudes, Vivian Luong

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Praising God around the World: Christian Worship Music as an Individual and Collective Experience, Divya Putty

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Predicting Market Trends: Effects of GDP and PMI on Changes in Stock Closing Prices, Charley Renna

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Predictors of Conspiracy Believers, Emily Lam

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Preparation and Characterization of Ruthenium-Gold Raman-Active Catalytic Surfaces, Thang Nguyen

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Rationale for a Media Literacy Intervention for Parents of 5-10 Year Old Children, Emily Brogan-Freitas, Allie White, Hana Polizzotto, Faith Escalera, Lauren Graziani, Ashley Ima, and Alex Stack